BBC Michael McIntyre’s The Wheel: Jo Brand’s life from breaking into ex’s house to take revenge, her wild youth and her TikTok famous daughter

BBC Michael McIntyre’s The Wheel: Jo Brand’s life from breaking into ex’s house to take revenge, her wild youth and her TikTok famous daughter

Jo Brand has been a big part of the UK comedy scene for decades, regularly appearing on panel shows and selling out stand-up tours since the 90s.

The South London comedian has four British comedy awards to her name including best stand up in 1995 and twice winning best female TV comedian in 2010 and 2012.

Away from comedy though, Jo has been happily married for 24 years, but she hasn’t always had the best luck in love and recalled one particular fiery revenge plan she hatched against an ex, reports the Mirror.

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Speaking to comics Rob Beckett, 34, and Josh Widdicombe, 37, on their Lockdown Parenting Hell podcast Jo revealed how she once stole an ex’s underwear and burned it on a bonfire.

She said: “I went out with this guy who was a millionaire who treated me really badly so I broke into his house while he was on holiday, through the dog flap, would you believe.

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“I stole all his pants and I burnt them in his garden on a bonfire.”

She added: “A dramatic statement really”.

She also told the two about her own out of control youth and how it has informed her parenting.

She said: “I took every drug under the sun.

“I used to do stupid things like hitchhike a lot on my own which people never do now.”

Speaking about her daughters Maisie, 21 and Eliza, 19 she added: “They’ve never done anything as bad as I did as a teenager.”

In fact Jo’s eldest daughter Maisie has become famous in her own right after amassing more than 30,000 followers on the social media app TikTok where she regularly posts music covers and fun skits.

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Jo’s daughter Maisie Bourke is TikTok famous with over 30,000 followers

Music student Maisie told the Mail Online that she’s been writing songs since she was 11 and is now pursuing a career in the industry

She said: “I have been singing and writing songs since I was 11, but when I finished school I realised it is something I love and I wanted to make it into a career.

“I love UK pop music, especially Lily Allen and Charli XCX. I have experimented with a lot of pop styles but really into bedroom pop at the moment.

“I just want to make music and share it with as many people as I can!”

You can catch Maisie’s mum Jo on Michael McIntyre’s the Wheel tonight at 8.30pm on BBC One.

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